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FOX
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
color. >>> tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6. >>> immigration reform is in the spotlight now that president obama has publicly made it a priority. he is expected to promote legislation in the coming weeks. ktvu's robert handa is in san jose tonight. >> reporter: it was a typically busy day of immigration processing here at the department of homeland security. but after what the president has said about immigration reform, a lot of people are expecting it to get much busier. caesar juarez is an immigration attorney who helps undocumented families. he is also technically undocumented, having entered the u.s. as a child on a visa that expired years ago. juarez is also a community activist. after many ups and downs, including the legislative defeat of the dream act, juarez says president obama's renewed call is a relief. >> at least my experience is, one that lives in fear but moves on, because that's what humanity is. we move on to create a better situation for our families. >> reporter: immigration attorney richard hobbs is confident legislation will be proposed within two weeks but
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> the new immigration reform plan. some in the south bay hope this time they get the change they want. president obama was in las vegas where he said he would speak america's immigration system. >> this is the time to find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see america as the land of opportunity. right now we have 11 million undocumented immigrants in america. 11million who live their lives in the shadows. yes, they broke the rules. they crossed the border illegally. maybe they overstayed their visas. those are the facts. nobody disputes them. >> the proposals were spurred by the presidential election in which president obama received an overwhelming majority of latino votes. the results caused republican lawmakers to reconsider in order to rebuild the party's reputation among latinos. people organized watch parties to see what the president had to say about immigration reform. robert handa is live in san jose. you heard stories of fear and hope today. >> reporter: very emotional reactions. a community watch party was held inside this san jose church to
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >>> president obama is now out pitching his plan for immigration reform. today, he is in vegas. the appearance was planned weeks ago, but his gained added importance coming after a group of eight senators put out their immigration reform plan. we have a lot more from daniel nottingham in washington. >>> president obama told students that the hispanic high school in las vegas is keeping his campaign promise to reform immigration. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> the president supports the plan that the so-called date unveiled monday. it would allow illegal immigrants to gain status if they passed a criminal background check and back taxes and learn english. they can apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >> for the first time in many years, republican and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. >> some gop house members have already said they don't support the senate proposal. but some of the biggest opposition to immigration r
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
broken." speaking at a predominantly >>> president obama says now is the time to reform an immigration system he calls out of date and badly broken. speaking at a hispanic high school in las vegas, he pushed a senate plan for a path to citizen for millions of illegal immigrants. the president said he is hopeful, acknowledging there will be fierce debate. >> for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. but this moment, it looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon. and that's very encouraging. >> the senate proposal would grant temporary legal status to applicants who pass a background check, pay fines and back taxes and learn english. after that, they could apply for citizenship. the bill could come up for a vote as early as this summer. >>> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing in iraq now has two new arms. the 13-hour surgery at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore which attached arms from a deceased donor was extremely complicated. doctors connected bones, blood vessels, muscles, t
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